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BASL annual conference 2020

The BASL Annual Conference for School Leaders 2020

How to stay a Head – Building resilience and good mental health

The BASL Board look forward to welcoming you to the 2020 Annual Conference.

The Grand Hotel, Brighton
19  March, 9:30 to 3:30pm
20  March, 9:30am to 2pm

The Grand is an iconic Victorian property that is steeped in British history and stands centre stage on Brighton’s famous seafront.  From the stunning spiral staircase and traditional period design, to beautiful sea view rooms, a sumptuous day spa and the glamour of the GB1 restaurant, the Grand experience is treating you to the quality you deserve.  This luxury Brighton hotel is the perfect base from which to make the most of this unique and exciting city by the sea.

Grand Hotel, Brighton


Keynote speakers

Thursday 19 March, Amy Brann of Synaptic Potential
Synaptic potential

Friday 20 March, Viv Grant Author of “Staying A Head” and Director of Integrity Coaching
Integrity Coaching

A full programme will be released once finalised.


Delegate costs


BASL Members £425 plus VAT
Non-Members Early bird offer (booked before 31st October) £450 plus VAT. Standard rate £475 plus VAT
Small Schools (fewer than 150 pupils on roll), £250 plus VAT

Residential attendance includes:

  • accommodation on the night of the 19 March
  • dinner, breakfast and refreshments throughout the event

Accommodation on the night of the 18th and/or 20th March should be booked directly with the Hotel. Rooms can be booked via The Grand’s reservations team on 01273 224 300 (option 1). You will need to:

  • quote BCCB180320,
  • provide the event name and date

Please note all rooms are subject to payment on booking and are non-refundable.


BASL Members, £275 plus VAT
Non-Members, £295 plus VAT
Small Schools (fewer than 150 pupils on roll), £200 plus VAT


How to apply

Booking will open in September, to apply:

  1. Complete the BASL Conference 2020 booking form
  2. Email to

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